When is Hunting Season In South Dakota

Deer

Archery: September 1 to January 1

Muzzleloader: December 1 to January 1

Apprentice/mentored: September 14 to January 1

Antelope

Archery: August 17 to September 27 and October 14 to October 31

Mountain Lion

General: January 1 to December 31

Turkey

Fall: November 1 to January 31

Small Game

Quail: October 19 to January 5

Pheasant: October 19 to January 5

Cottontail rabbit: September 1 to February 29

More information on state website.